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Greg Hansen: UA jumper Ross looks to hit the heights

Published by
jessehj1   on Mar 30 2012, 05:52 PM

Until they squeezed into a booth at the Cheesecake Factory last fall, the only place Nick Ross and James Frazier had ever met was in the UA's track and field media guide.

Separated by a few inches in a restaurant and by 31 years in the record book, Ross and Frazier share the school's indoor high jump record at 7 feet 4 3/4 inches.

The purpose of their introduction wasn't to talk about high-jumping records - Frazier's 1980 outdoor leap of 7-6 remains one of the UA's most elusive records in any sport - but to help Noel Frazier, James' 17-year-old son, a senior at California High School in San Ramon, Calif., decide if he wants to become an Arizona Wildcat and join the pursuit of his father's record.

Read the full article at: azstarnet.com
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